3 Initiatives Driving Sustainable Transportation and Logistics Management

BlueYonder

In 2007, the U.S. Department of Energy calculated that CO2 emissions from transportation surpassed two billion metric tons ; it’s hard to imagine what that number looks like today. The realities of today’s complex global marketplace make fulfilling sustainability objectives anything but simple as companies navigate fulfillment, transportation and logistics challenges. Logistics Sustainability Smart Logistics sustainability transportation

Logistics Services Providers Make Progress against Green Targets

BluJay Solutions

The recent announcement from Maersk Line the world's largest container shipping company, that it has reached its 2020 target of reducing CO2 emissions by 25% from its benchmark 2007 levels a whole 7 years early, and is increasing the 2020 target to 40%, provides clear evidence that logistics services providers (LSPs) are increasingly taking green issues seriously. Subscribe to our Logistics Newsletter to receive regular industry updates.

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Air Cargo Tech Is Falling Behind. It Doesn’t Have to.

Freightos

While electronic passenger tickets were introduced in 1994 and reached a 97% penetration rate by 2007, the eAWB standards was adapted as an IATA standard in 2010, and adoption in 2018 still hovers at 53%. Amazon, the kings of automation built a $780 billion dollar empire on automated customer service…and their customer satisfaction metrics consistently outperform every other industry. Freight Insights Logistics Technology

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The Better Goal: More Fuel Efficient Trucks or Using Fewer Trucks?

Talking Logistics

According to the press release : The proposed standards are expected to lower CO2 emissions by approximately 1 billion metric tons, cut fuel costs by about $170 billion, and reduce oil consumption by up to 1.8 Regardless of your point of view on truck fuel efficiency standards, the reality is that it only addresses part of the opportunity available to shippers, carriers, and third-party logistics providers (3PLs) to reduce transportation costs and carbon emissions.

Supply Chain Leadership Driving Industry 4.0 & Resilience During Crisis – LogiSYM July 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Team re-building, split of responsibilities/tasks, border closure challenges, quick navigation of stock management, prioritisation of logistics to consumer needs and coordination with partners upstream and downstream.

Top 25 3PL warehousing companies in 2020 (by revenue)

6 River Systems

Third-party logistics companies ( 3PLs ) specialize in distribution, warehousing and fulfillment services. The core competency of these companies is logistics , and they do it well. FedEx set out to become a global logistics player as a full-service freight operator.

Friends with Fitbits: Fitness Tracking and Taking Supply Chain Planning to the Next Level

Talking Logistics

In supply chain planning, we are driven by metrics. Ron joined Quintiq in 2007 and leads a marketing team that focuses on global campaigns, partners, and analyst relations. The post Friends with Fitbits: Fitness Tracking and Taking Supply Chain Planning to the Next Level appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. It’s been a busy week and I forgot to charge my Fitbit.

Ecommerce Venture Capital Trends: Which VCs & Seed Investors are Investing in Ecommerce?

ShipBob

It was the world’s largest VC firm in 2007 with over $20 million in assets during the year. A thorough understanding of metrics that prove out business models. Most founders don’t get into business to take on logistics. What sounds like a lot of money? million. million. million.

What is the return on ERP implementation? Results from our research

Supply Chain View from the Field

Such systems are also instrumental in establishing aligned tactical and strategic performance metrics systems that drive improved economic outcomes (Bendoly et al., 2007). ERP systems are designed to integrate transactions from finance, human resources, procurement, operations, sales and marketing, logistics, and other functions in a firm.

Building Outside-In Processes

Supply Chain Shaman

On Monday, I would speak in Orlando Florida at the Terra Technology event; and on Wednesday, present the keynote at the Logistic Summit & Expo in Mexico City. For example, in the recession of 2007, DuPont missed the downturn in the market. Build systems to track inbound logistics and use telematics to better predict and sense estimated time for arrival. This weekend, I decompressed and turned off my cell phone.

DAT's Call Center a Finalist in Global Awards

DAT Solutions

DAT has won the award two times before, in 2010 and 2007. DAT’s contact center provides phone, email, and live chat support to carriers, owner-operators, freight brokers, third-party logistics companies, and shippers. Award finalists are judged not only on measurable metrics commonly tracked by contact centers, but on customer satisfaction, low employee turnover rates, and a work culture that fosters employee engagement, motivation and high morale.

DAT Wins Prestigious Customer Service Award

DAT Solutions

DAT has won the Best Small Contact Center award two times before, in 2010 and 2007. Award winners for the best small, medium and large contact centers were judged not only on measurable metrics commonly tracked by contact centers, but on customer satisfaction, low employee turnover rates, and a work culture that fosters employee engagement, motivation and high morale.